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Dance Fever: 1923

Dance Fever: 1923

1923. Washington, D.C. "Marathon dancers." One contestant seen earlier here. National Photo Company Collection glass negative. View full size.

 

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Rings, twice

A blurb in the May 11, 1923 Madison Capital Times (with a "Washington" byline) reported that two couples of marathon dancers shuffled off to the courthouse to get marriage licenses, and were married while dancing on a Potomac River houseboat.

USM

I wonder what the letters "USM" on the collar of the man in uniform on the right stand for?

[U.S. Marshal. - Dave]

Dance Quiz

Those two (possibly three) women are going to be very busy, indeed. What legislation is the seated wax effigy of Arnold Schwarzenegger signing into law? And what the heck is up with the handcuffs?

William H Macy sitting at that desk?

This could be proof that the man is an immortal.

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